Definitions of Taxes

  1. Governmental levies on property, inheritance, gifts, etc.

Usage examples for Taxes

  1. The squire objected on the ground that our taxes would be considerably increased." – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  2. Indeed, all things considered, I am of opinion that the difference in the expense of a dinner at a restaurateur's at present, and what it was ten or eleven years ago, is not more than in the due proportion of the increased price of provisions, house- rent, and taxes – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  3. Before leaving the consideration of taxes the question of Free Trade must be dealt with. – Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day by Alfred Farthing Robbins
  4. Inheritance taxes in United States; in England. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  5. Taxes were to be proposed by the Chamber of Representatives. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. Every time you pay taxes I don't pay taxes – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  7. How do you pay taxes then? – Super Man and the Bug Out by Cory Doctorow
  8. Then too she would have to pay income taxes on the profit. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  9. It was impossible to raise the Irish taxes – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  10. In my judgment both of these taxes should be part of our system of Federal taxation. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. Better tear them down to save taxes – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  12. They had to sell their houses and furniture to pay the heavy taxes and many were beaten and thrust into prison. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  13. The people everywhere refused to pay taxes – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  14. But folks stopped paying taxes and the town orders by the school committee on the treasurer were not honored; therefore, Vona gratefully took a place in the bank when Mr. Britt called her into his office one day and offered the job to her. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  15. In 1845 the taxes upon corn had caused great distress in England. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  16. Then he really won't let us off the taxes – William Tell Told Again by P. G. Wodehouse
  17. Gentlemen of the House of Representatives: It is my duty to recommend to your serious consideration those objects which by the Constitution are placed particularly within your sphere- the national debts and taxes – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. Taxes are equal to our representation. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  19. But the produce of these taxes was so uncertain, that both parties doubted the worth of the promise. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  20. 2. Kinds of taxes – Business Hints for Men and Women by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun